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Site witness, Jon Cavaiani hands out candy to the Montagnard children of Vietnam. A JPAC team deployed out of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for 35 days in an effort to locate the remains of individuals lost during the Vietnam conflict.

(JPAC photo by Mr. Thiep Van Nguyen II)
Teammates honored to recover, bring home POW/MIA service members
By Silvia Klatman, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Sept. 21, 2018
POW/MIA Recognition Day is meaningful to the loved ones of service members whose status remains unknown, but it’s also significant to those who’ve worked for the command responsible for locating missing service members. The command responsible for location is the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA, formerly known as Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command or JPAC).

Steve Mastel, one of the coordinators for Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility's science, technology, engineering and mathematics outreach program, talks with students about frequency generators during a Navy STEM day at the Puget Sound Navy Museum in Bremerton, Wash. PSNS & IMF's STEM outreach program was recently selected for a 2018 Community Service Award from Navy Region Northwest.
Shipyard STEM outreach earns regional recognition
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Sept. 19, 2018
For the second time in three years, the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility program of science, technology, engineering and mathematics outreach to area students has earned an award from the Navy’s regional headquarters.

Salute, the official newsletter for Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, is now publicly available online for the first time.
Shipyard newsletter now available online
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Sept. 6, 2018
Salute, the official newsletter for Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, is now publicly available online for the first time.

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility Lean Six Sigma Black Belt instructor Tom Real (far left) and Rear Adm. Stephen Williamson, the Naval Sea Systems Command’s deputy commander for logistics, maintenance and industrial operations (far right) pose for a class photo with local graduates of the Black Belt course following the Aug. 24 ceremony at the Norm Dicks Government Center in Bremerton, Wash.
23 trained for Navy innovations graduate Aug. 24
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Aug. 27, 2018
Innovation is at the core of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility’s strategy for accomplishing its mission: maintaining, modernizing and retiring the Navy’s fleet. The shipyard and other local Navy commands recently certified a group of employees specially trained to lead the innovative processes intended to make their organizations successful into the future.

Sean Joyner, a sheet metal mechanic in the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility’s Sheet Metal Shop, preps a print-out to create ID tags using the new photo sensitive label plate process.
Shipyard innovation improves label plate process, reduces time and cost
By Silvia Klatman, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Aug. 27, 2018
It’s not every day an idea reduces hazardous waste, cuts down on processing time, saves the command $28,000 a year and produces a higher quality product. Forward-thinking teammates in the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility’s Sheet Metal Shop (Shop 17) came up with just such an idea when looking to improve label plates used on vessels.

Corinne Beach, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility’s science, technology, engineering and math outreach coordinator, shows students from Pinecrest Elementary School, in Bremerton, Wash., how to use a battery to demonstrate electrical circuitry during a Navy STEM event at the Puget Sound Navy Museum in downtown Bremerton, March 17, 2017.
Command STEM outreach program makes difference locally
By Silvia Klatman, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Aug. 17, 2018
The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility’s science, technology, engineering and math outreach initiatives reached a milestone this year, celebrating ten years of success.

The guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59) flies the Energy Security flag during the Great Green Fleet demonstration portion of the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012 exercise.
Shipyard receives 11th consecutive energy award
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Aug. 16, 2018
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility has been named as a recipient of the 2018 Secretary of the Navy Energy Excellence Award, receiving a gold-level award.

A historic photo of a caisson at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Wash., in 1918. Two caissons are currently being offered for sale through the Defense Logistics Agency's disposition services.
Historic shipyard caissons on sale in disposal effort
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Aug. 8, 2018
For sale: Unique 1911 and 1918 watercraft. VERY low mileage. 4.5 million pounds of history in these must-see models. Clean titles, no accidents. Need some TLC. You haul. Best offer.

Shipyard innovators recognized during ceremony
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | July 26, 2018
Six Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility employees whose suggestions improved performance, enhanced safety or saved money at the command were honored for their efforts during an award ceremony at the shipyard July 17.

Bill Longworth, PSNS & IMF employee and decorated Warrior Games athlete. (Courtesy photo)
Camaraderie rewards PSNS & IMF employee at Warrior Games
By Max Maxfield, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | July 23, 2018
Bill Longworth, a Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility environmental health and safety auditor, valued the camaraderie he felt for his fellow competitors as much as he did his success at the Department of Defense’s 2018 Warrior Games, June 1-9, at the U.S. Air Force Academy, near Colorado Springs, Colorado.

PSNS & IMF employee Adrienne Rank (center) visits fellow Warrior Game athletes and cancer survivors Sarah Evan (left) and Laura McClosky.
Shipyard employee finds passion coaching Wounded Warriors
By Silvia Klatman, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs Office | July 23, 2018
Adrienne Rank, a Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility human resources staffing and recruitment specialist, knows first-hand the amount of work that goes into coaching Wounded Warriors and the satisfaction that comes with it. She is an active supporter, coach and volunteer.

PSNS & IMF to conduct oil spill training exercise
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | July 10, 2018
BREMERTON, Wash. -- Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility will practice its ability to protect the Sinclair Inlet environment during an oil spill response training exercise on Thursday, July 12.

Shipyard honors employees for long years of service
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | June 26, 2018
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility formally recognized 13 employees for their years working for the government, including one with more than 50 years of combined military and civilian federal service.

A port bow view of the nuclear-powered research submersible NR-1 as it approaches port in this undated photo. The Sailors atop the mini nuclear submarine illustrate just how small the vessel was. (U.S. Navy photo by JOC Peter D. Sundberg)
Shipyard, Naval Undersea Museum partner to preserve piece of historic submarine
By Max Maxfield, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | May 9, 2018
Capt. Howard Markle, commander of PSNS & IMF, and Museum Director Lindy Dosher officially transferred ownership of the control room from the experimental nuclear research submarine NR-1 from the shipyard to the museum during a ceremony in the museum’s private storage area May 8, 2018, in Keyport, Washington.

Capt. Howard Markle, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility commander, presents ND1 (DWS/EXW) Eric Lehman, a diver with PSNS & IMF Everett Detachment, with the PSNS & IMF Everett Detachment's Junior Sailor of the Year Award during the Employee of the Year Ceremony, March 29, 2018, at the Admiral Theatre in Bremerton, Washington. (U.S. Navy photo by Carie Hagins, PSNS & IMF photographer)
Everett Detachment Sailor honored as Navy Diver of the Year
By Silvia Klatman, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | April 19, 2018
Shortly after being recognized as Everett Detachment’s 2017 Junior Sailor of the Year at PSNS & IMF’s Employee of the Year ceremony, ND1 (DWS/EXW) Eric Lehman received more good news.

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